Wisconsin Energy Corporation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Electric, Natural Gas and Steam Public Utility

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all legislation and administrative rules affecting operation or governance of the public utility industry and activities related to or in support of the energy or energy related businesses.

CEO Name:
Gale Klappa
Manager

Contact
JH
Joel Haubrich
231 W Michigan St, P346
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 221-4102
(414) 221-3814
joel.haubrich@we-energies.com
www.WisconsinEnergy.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Joel Haubrich Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Kristine Krause Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Kathleen Standen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Kammer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Essie Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
William Broydrick Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy J Elverman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Moira E Fitzgerald Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Theo Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Richard Chandler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Mary Reid Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 3/19/2009
Terry Coughlin Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 5/18/2010
Walter Kunicki Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/17/2009 Withdrawn On 4/29/2010
Steven Foti Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/25/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 138
Assembly Bill 138
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 271
Assembly Bill 271
Relating to: professional land surveyors, the practice of professional land surveying, surveying land abutting navigable waters, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Concerned with removal of a public policy position that has been in place for decades and its impact on providing quality service to utility customers.
For
Notification Date
9/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Based on changes incorporated by the author, WEC supports AB 271.
Assembly Bill 360
Assembly Bill 360
Relating to: discharges of ballast water and related substances into the waters of the state, aquatic nuisance species, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 475
Assembly Bill 475
Relating to: prohibiting privatization of certain municipal water utilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 403

For
Notification Date
12/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Utilities should neither make money nor lose money on fuel used to run power plants.
Assembly Bill 649
Assembly Bill 649
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
We generally support the major tenets of the legislation, however, we have serious concerns with several items specifically the "feed-in" tariffs and nuclear sections.
Assembly Bill 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for extended-range electric vehicles; a property tax exemption for tangible personal property used to recharge electric vehicles; the motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program, extended-range elect...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 749
Assembly Bill 749
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for equipment used to harvest or process woody biomass.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 269

For
Notification Date
3/2/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 755
Assembly Bill 755
Relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an ex...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necess...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 378

For
Notification Date
3/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 904
Assembly Bill 904
Relating to: loans to manufacturing businesses for energy improvements, job creation, retooling, or clean energy production; the administration of energy utility programs; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of eme...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
9/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 398
Senate Bill 398
Relating to: privatization of certain municipal water utilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the Univer...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 265

For
Notification Date
3/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 450
Senate Bill 450
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
We generally support the major tenets of the legislation, however, we have serious concerns with several items specifically the "feed-in" tariffs and nuclear sections.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

NR 150, the Department’s implementation of the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act (WEPA) and s. 1.11, Wis. Stats.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 150, the Department’s implementation of the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act (WEPA) and s. 1.11, Wis. Stats.

Register Number: 657 (9/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 13-022
None
Notification Date
11/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 400 and 405 to 408, air permitting requirements for particulate matter less than 2.5 microns (PM 2.5), greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, and the Forest County Potawatomi Class I area.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 400 and 405 to 408, air permitting requirements for particulate matter less than 2.5 microns (PM 2.5), greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, and the Forest County Potawatomi Class I area.

Register Number: 650 (3/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-050
Other
Notification Date
11/30/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Global Warming Task Force Legislation (LRB 3883/1)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Global Warming Task Force Legislation (LRB 3883/1)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Ozone Redesignation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ozone Redesignation

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

How utilities collect fuel charges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
How utilities collect fuel charges

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Draft legislation relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Draft legislation relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Formulation of various air rules.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Formulation of various air rules.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation relating to green house gas emissions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to green house gas emissions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public benefit programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public benefit programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to efforts to mitigate impacts on environment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to efforts to mitigate impacts on environment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Renewables and conservation legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Renewables and conservation legislation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Stray voltage.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stray voltage.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wind Sitting Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wind Sitting Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$195,753.18
2009
July - December
$191,469.28
2010
January - June
$185,344.15
2010
July - December
$201,890.07
Total $774,456.68
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
394.50
2009
July - December
249.85
2010
January - June
455.45
2010
July - December
189.00
Total 1288.80
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
580.80
2009
July - December
322.30
2010
January - June
473.90
2010
July - December
280.75
Total 1657.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
25 %
2010
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
35 %
2010
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
35 %
2010
July - December
Total 11 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
60 %
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
40 %
Total 31 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
40 %
Total 6 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures